Itamar Franco

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Itamar Franco
Official portrait of Itamar Franco
33rd President of Brazil
In office
December 29, 1992 – December 31, 1994
Vice PresidentVacant
Preceded byFernando Collor de Mello
Succeeded byFernando Henrique Cardoso
21st Vice President of Brazil
In office
March 15, 1990 – December 29, 1992
PresidentFernando Collor
Preceded byJosé Sarney
Succeeded byMarco Maciel
Senator of Brazil
In office
February 1, 2011 – July 2, 2011
ConstituencyMinas Gerais
In office
November 16, 1986 – February 1, 1990
ConstituencyMinas Gerais
In office
February 1, 1975 – March 31,1986
ConstituencyMinas Gerais
36th Governor of Minas Gerais
In office
January 1, 1999 – January 1, 2003
Vice GovernorNewton Cardoso
Preceded byEduardo Azeredo
Succeeded byAécio Neves
Mayor of Juiz de Fora
In office
January 31, 1973 – May 15, 1974
Preceded byAgostinho Pereira
Succeeded bySaulo Pinto Moreira
In office
January 1, 1967 – January 1, 1971
Preceded byAdemar de Andrade
Succeeded byAgostinho Pestana
Personal details
Itamar Augusto Cautiero Franco

(1930-06-28)June 28, 1930
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
DiedJuly 2, 2011(2011-07-02) (aged 81)
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Political partyPTB (c. 1955–1964)
MDB (1964 – c. 1980)
PMDB (c. 1980–1986)
PL (1986–1989)
PRN (1989–1992)
PMDB (1992–2009)
PPS (2009–2011)
Spouse(s)Ana Elisa Junerus
(m. 1968–1971, divorced)
Children2 daughters
Alma materSchool of Engineering of Juiz de Fora
ProfessionCivil Engineer

Itamar Augusto Cautiero Franco (Portuguese pronunciation: [itɐˈmaʁ ˈfɾɐ̃ku]; June 28, 1930 – July 2, 2011) was a Brazilian politician. He was the President of Brazil from December 29, 1992, to December 31, 1994. During his long political career, Franco was also a Senator, Mayor, Ambassador, Governor and Vice President.

At the time of his death he was a Senator from Minas Gerais, having won the seat in the 2010 election.

Franco died at a hospital in São Paulo, São Paulo from complications from a stroke caused by leukemia, aged 81.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Associated Press (July 3, 2011). "Itamar Franco, Former President of Brazil, Dies at 81". The New York Times.

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